I got sick with the flu on Saturday. It is now tuesday. I have taken 3 tamiflu (oseltamivir) capsules so far. When can I go near my 3 month old granddaughter?
Not yet. If your grand daughter's mother received a flu vaccine during pregnancy her baby may have partial protection. This year we are seeing a flu strain not in the current vaccine, however, so caution must be exercised in exposing a 3 month old baby. We cannot assume it is safe to expose her to you even after you have taken Tamiflu (oseltamivir). Best to wait until you have recovered completely .
My 2 year old grand daughter has the flu and is taking tamiflu (oseltamivir). Last night she threw up black gunk. What would cause this, and should we be concerned?
Don't Panic,Call Doc. Did she have a nosebleed? Black gunk can be from old swallowed blood. Was is something she ate? Like oreo's. These questions and others from her doctor can help figure it out and ease your mind. Just give him/her a call. Read more...